Problems with seagate barracuda 80 GB SATA

Hello!

I have got a P4 computer with Seagate Barracuda 80 GB SATA harddisk. The problem is that it is very slow.

It takes more than 3 minutes to load Windows XP. It is not an old one, I have bought it only 3 months ago. It was slow from day one.

Whereas, I have another pc which is a P3 with Seagate Barracuda 80 GB ATA installed. This PC performs alot better than the former. Windows XP loads within a minute. Game loading is also impressive.

I am really confused. Plzzzzzzzzz Help.

Any advice will be apprciated.

Thnx alot!
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  1. Is the Seagate SATA 3.0 or 1.5? Is the board connection 3.0 or 1.5? If you haven't done so recently, I'd do a disk clean and defrag. What the machine running faster with the old hdd or is this a new build? Have you tried a different hdd?
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